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Henrietta C. Mears

October 23, 1890 - March 19, 1963

Henrietta Cornelia Mears was a Christian educator and author who had a significant impact on evangelical Christianity in the 20th century and one of the founders of the National Sunday School Association. Best known as the innovative and dynamic Director of Christian Education at First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood, California in the mid 1900s, Henrietta Mears was one of the most influential Christian leaders of the 20th Century. She founded "Gospel Light"., a publishing company for many of her training materials, Forest Home, a Christian conference center nestled in a wooded setting of California's coastal range, and "Gospel Literature Internationals (GLINT)"., and profoundly impacted the ministries of Bill Bright (Campus Crusade), Jim Rayburn (Young Life) and Billy Graham (Billy Graham Evangelistic Association) with her emphasis on Scripture and a clear Gospel message for young people. She was a gifted educator and was known as "Teacher" by those in her program. Her book, "What the Bible is All About".," has sold over three million copies. - wikipedia

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July 6, 2015 Edited by Hemanth Kumar Bio, DoB, DoD, and author photo
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